Bebé Plus Me: Article of Faith

Bebé + Me: Baby L

“We would be honored if you would be Baby L’s godmother,” Lil’ Sis’ asked, the two of us choking up. My baby sister’s prayers were answered when she was blessed with this perfect little girl. Immediately, I accepted, as I had when Big Bro and SIL called 7 and 6 years ago with their request […]

Bebé Plus Me: The Power of One

The Wise Latina Club's Baby L Turns 1

Blogger-in-Chief’s Note: This post was first published on November 3, 2011 to celebrate the 1st birthday of Baby L.  Lil’s Sis’ reflection of the challenge and wonder of watching her first and only baby grow in her womb, in the world, and always in her heart, plus the gratitude to los abuelos, especially Mami, is […]

Bebé Plus Me: The Nanny Diarios

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Apologies for dropping off for so long!  I’ve been trying to get my groove, balancing Baby L, marriage, the Golden Retriever, and returning to work. This has been my toughest decision with a hefty side serving of peer pressure. I decided to go back to work, which meant finding a nanny. Immediately, I started to […]

Bebé Plus Me: Breast in Show

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¿En serio?, I thought, as I vaguely heard the din coming from the Tube. The latest  episode of the Big Boob Debate pits Michelle (with two L’s) against Michele (with one “L”)–the Democratic first lady and Republican Minnesota Congresswoman. Seriously? Is breast feeding as black and white as these latest faces fronting the breast feeding […]

Bebé Plus Me

The Wise Latina Club's Baby L in Bebé + Me

¡Hola Wise Latinas! Welcome to the first entry of Bebé + Me. I am Lil’ Sis, a Latina, college-educated professional in her late 30s and first time mom to Baby L. I am writing about all the teje maneje as Mami says, the ins and outs, and my reactions, to becoming a new mom. The journey […]